Age UK North Yorkshire & Darlington
Age UK North Yorkshire & Darlington is a local charity providing services and support to older people.
We help older people remain independent and safe, making later life as fulfilling and as enjoyable as possible.https://www.ageuknyd.org.uk/ 01423 502253
Crossroads Care Harrogate, Craven & York
Crossroads Care is Britain’s leading provider of support for carers and people they care for.
We work with individuals and their families helping carers to make a life of their own outside caring.
“Crossroads Care…………the people carers turn to”.
The Ewing Foundation is a national charity, promoting inclusion and achievement for deaf children through listening and speaking. Our team of Education Consultants and Specialist Audiology Technicians support professionals in acquiring the skills and confidence needed to help deaf children use their residual hearing, access technology and develop natural spoken language. We work with teaching staff, schools, services and resource bases. Please visit our website: www.ewing-foundation.org.uk to find out more about our services.
Girlguiding North Yorkshire West County
Girlguiding is the leading charity for girls and young women in the UK, with over 500,000 members. Girlguiding North Yorkshire West County is part of this wonderful charity covering areas from Settle and Skipton in the west through to Harrogate and Ripon and on to Knaresborough and Boroughbridge in the east.
Thanks to the dedication and support of over 600 amazing volunteers, we give girls and young women a space where they can be themselves, have fun, build brilliant friendships, gain valuable life skills and make a positive difference to their lives and their communities.
We build girls’ confidence and raise their aspirations. We give them the chance to discover their full potential and encourage them to be a powerful force for good. We give them a space to have fun. We run Rainbows (5–7 years), Brownies (7–10 years), Guides (10–14 years) and The Senior Section (14–25 years). To volunteer please visit www.girlguiding.org.uk
H.E.L.P – Harrogate Easier Living Project
Harrogate Easier Living Project (HELP) provides support for older or vulnerable people and those with a disability to remain independent in their own home and out and about in the community.
Help at Home provides a decorating, gardening and DIY service to those who can no longer manage the task themselves.
Opening Doors provides accompanied one-to-one support for disabled and older people to access social & leisure activities and medical appointments.
Driving Force is a new voluntary car driver service for Harrogate, Knaresborough and the surrounding villages.
Harrogate and District Deaf Society
Harrogate and District Deaf Society ensure that methods of communicating with born deaf people (BSL users) and acquired Deaf People are continuously improved.
The Society is a partner with North Yorkshire County Council (NYCC) which runs a drop in session for information and advice at Harrogate Community House each Wednesday afternoon between 2.00 pm and 4.00 pm.01609 533501
Harrogate and Ripon Centres for Voluntary Service (HARCVS)
HARCVS is an independent charity supporting communities, charities and volunteers to make Harrogate district a great place to live and work.
We provide information and support for local charities, community groups and social enterprises. HARCVS provides high quality training and connects people through forums and networks.
We also work to raise awareness of the expertise, role and value that the voluntary and community sector can contribute to debate and decision-making on local and regional issues.
The HARCVS Where to Turn directory is free to use and contains information about hundreds of charities and community activities supporting good health and wellbeing for people of all ages. The searchable directory is available on the HARCVS website at http://www.harcvs.org.uk/wheretoturn .
The HARCVS Volunteering Directory can help find your ideal volunteering opportunity according to your interests, availability, age, wheelchair access and location. Search the directory at www.harcvs.org.uk/volunteer .
Royal British Legion – Victory Branch
The Royal British Legion provide welfare support to serving and ex- serving members of the Armed Forces and their dependants.http://www.britishlegion.org.uk 01423 858222
The Stroke Association Stroke Support service
The Stroke Association Stroke Support service is a visiting service that provides support and practical information to people who have had a stroke in the past 12 months; it also offers support to their families and carers.
The service takes referrals from staff at Harrogate Hospital and the Community Stroke Team. Clients and their carers can also self-refer if they are registered with a GP in the Harrogate and Rural District area.
For more information please call Tracey Gresty – Stroke Support Coordinator on: 07515596944 or call the Stroke Association Helpline on: 0303 3033 100.
Time for God
Time for God is a well-established volunteering organisation that connects young adults with opportunities to serve for one year in Christian communities both in the UK and overseas. We gather host placements and volunteers from around the world who want to make a difference; then connect and empower them to serve together.
TfG volunteers are placed with churches and other sites that support vulnerable women, youth & children, homeless people & recovering addicts, community development projects, schools work, adults with disabilities, elderly people, non-profit – communications & PR and outdoor pursuit projects.
Time for God trains, supports and journeys with over 100 full-time volunteers and placement sites each year.